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Ecuador: Rainforest vs. Globalization - DVD

ecuador: rainforest vs. globalization

In 2006 Rafael Correa was elected president of Ecuador. An educated economist, he came to politics with a mission to transform a country struggling under poverty and debt into a self-sufficient, social, independent, ecological and participative democracy. From the Yasuni Initiative, where the country would no longer rely on exploiting and the their natural oil resources, to the analyzing of...


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ecuador: rainforest vs. globalization

In 2006 Rafael Correa was elected president of Ecuador. An educated economist, he came to politics with a mission to transform a country struggling under poverty and debt into a self-sufficient, social, independent, ecological and participative democracy. From the Yasuni Initiative, where the country would no longer rely on exploiting and the their natural oil resources, to the analyzing of...


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Electile Dysfunction - DVD

electile dysfunction

Public disapproval of politics and politicians is at an all time high, and for good reason. Cynicism and distrust are the hallmarks of this public disenchantment. The unholy alliance of special interest money and public policy has produced government that is perceived to be out of touch with the reality of everyday citizens and unresponsive to...


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electile dysfunction

Public disapproval of politics and politicians is at an all time high, and for good reason. Cynicism and distrust are the hallmarks of this public disenchantment. The unholy alliance of special interest money and public policy has produced government that is perceived to be out of touch with the reality of everyday citizens and unresponsive to...


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El Superstar - DVD

el superstar

Born Jonathan French in Beverly Hills, California and orphaned at 3 months old, this young boy was adopted by his Mexican nanny (Lupe Ontiveros) and step-father (Danny Trejo) and raised to be a good, God-fearing Mexican with a love for ranchero music. At age 33, in his "Jesus Year", and now known as Juan Francés, he is a gardener/janitor-by-day but has been blessed by the...


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el superstar

Born Jonathan French in Beverly Hills, California and orphaned at 3 months old, this young boy was adopted by his Mexican nanny (Lupe Ontiveros) and step-father (Danny Trejo) and raised to be a good, God-fearing Mexican with a love for ranchero music. At age 33, in his "Jesus Year", and now known as Juan Francés, he is a gardener/janitor-by-day but has been blessed by the...


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El Superstar - Blu-Ray

el superstar - blu-ray

Born Jonathan French in Beverly Hills, California and orphaned at 3 months old, this young boy was adopted by his Mexican nanny (Lupe Ontiveros) and step-father (Danny Trejo) and raised to be a good, God-fearing Mexican with a love for ranchero music. At age 33, in his "Jesus Year", and now known as Juan Francés, he is a gardener/janitor-by-day but has been blessed by the...


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el superstar - blu-ray

Born Jonathan French in Beverly Hills, California and orphaned at 3 months old, this young boy was adopted by his Mexican nanny (Lupe Ontiveros) and step-father (Danny Trejo) and raised to be a good, God-fearing Mexican with a love for ranchero music. At age 33, in his "Jesus Year", and now known as Juan Francés, he is a gardener/janitor-by-day but has been blessed by the...


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Embedded: Live - DVD

embedded: live

Tim Robbins' EMBEDDED LIVE is a ripped-from-the headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East conflict. It skewers lapdog embedded journalists, scheming government officials and the media's insatiable desire for hereos...


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embedded: live

Tim Robbins' EMBEDDED LIVE is a ripped-from-the headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East conflict. It skewers lapdog embedded journalists, scheming government officials and the media's insatiable desire for hereos...


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The Empire In Africa - DVD

the empire in africa

The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation...


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the empire in africa

The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation...


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The End of Poverty? - DVD

the end of poverty?

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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the end of poverty?

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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The End of Poverty? - Blu-Ray

the end of poverty? - blu-ray

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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the end of poverty? - blu-ray

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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Ethos - DVD

ethos

Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of our lives, from the environment to our democracy and our own personal liberty. From conflicts of interest in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a military industrial complex that just about owns our government...


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ethos

Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of our lives, from the environment to our democracy and our own personal liberty. From conflicts of interest in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a military industrial complex that just about owns our government...


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Eye of the Future - DVD

eye of the future

Five children of UN ambassadors are called by the Earth to imagine a new sustainable future for our global society. From within the Earth's center (limbo space), they work together to reduce humanity's global carbon footprint by exchanging stories and experiences from their parents' world. Collectively they decide to scale back existing technologies and create sustainable designs that lead...


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eye of the future

Five children of UN ambassadors are called by the Earth to imagine a new sustainable future for our global society. From within the Earth's center (limbo space), they work together to reduce humanity's global carbon footprint by exchanging stories and experiences from their parents' world. Collectively they decide to scale back existing technologies and create sustainable designs that lead...


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The Fall of Fujimori - DVD

the fall of fujimori

The Fall of Fujimori is a character-driven, political-thriller documentary that explores the volatile events that defined Alberto Fujimori's decade-long reign of Peru: His meteoric rise from son of poor Japanese immigrants to the presidency; his fateful relationship with the shadowy and Machiavellian Vladimiro Montesinos; his self-coup...


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the fall of fujimori

The Fall of Fujimori is a character-driven, political-thriller documentary that explores the volatile events that defined Alberto Fujimori's decade-long reign of Peru: His meteoric rise from son of poor Japanese immigrants to the presidency; his fateful relationship with the shadowy and Machiavellian Vladimiro Montesinos; his self-coup..


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Fidel - DVD

fidel

FIDEL provides a unique view of Cuba's controversial and most polarizing leader. In 1968, Castro took filmmaker and activist Saul Landau on a weeklong jeep ride through the eastern mountains. There, he plays baseball with a group of peasants, visits his pre-school and trades jokes with a 98-year old man. Fidel also listens to the people’s concerns...


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fidel

FIDEL provides a unique view of Cuba's controversial and most polarizing leader. In 1968, Castro took filmmaker and activist Saul Landau on a weeklong jeep ride through the eastern mountains. There, he plays baseball with a group of peasants, visits his pre-school and trades jokes with a 98-year old man. Fidel also listens to the people’s concerns...


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The Forgotten Bomb - DVD

the forgotten bomb

When the Cold War ended, the generations that lived through it were relieved to finally vanquish the specter of a mushroom cloud from their minds. But today, thousands of nuclear weapons in the United States and Russia remain on high-alert, still poised to destroy the planet. In Japan, atomic bomb survivors struggle with nightmarish memories and negative health effects...


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the forgotten bomb

When the Cold War ended, the generations that lived through it were relieved to finally vanquish the specter of a mushroom cloud from their minds. But today, thousands of nuclear weapons in the United States and Russia remain on high-alert, still poised to destroy the planet. In Japan, atomic bomb survivors struggle with nightmarish memories and negative health effects...


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The Forgotten Bomb - DVD

Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream

Caught in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, Patrick Lovell, one of 10 million people who lost their homes, finds himself asking why he and so many Americans were blindsided by the economy's implosion. How could his pursuit of the American Dream – starting a business, providing for his new family, and owning a home – drive him to financial ruin?...


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Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream

Caught in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, Patrick Lovell, one of 10 million people who lost their homes, finds himself asking why he and so many Americans were blindsided by the economy's implosion. How could his pursuit of the American Dream – starting a business, providing for his new family, and owning a home – drive him to financial ruin?...


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Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren - DVD

freedom fries: and other stupidity we'll have to explain...

"Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren" is a whimsical look at patriotism and consumerism in America. It explores the absurdity of many of the symbolic gestures that have recently pervaded American culture, such as the wasting of perfectly good French wine and the waving of Chinese-made American flags...


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freedom fries: and other stupidity we'll have to explain...

"Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren" is a whimsical look at patriotism and consumerism in America. It explores the absurdity of many of the symbolic gestures that have recently pervaded American culture, such as the wasting of perfectly good French wine and the waving of Chinese-made American flags...


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French Affairs - DVD

French Affairs

When Astrid, a professional therapist who is struggling to find meaningful friendships, starts having an affair with her patient Céline’s husband, it puts a strain on an already difficult relationship with her son, David. Meanwhile, Céline, a retired prostitute content with living a domesticated life, befriends David when he tries run away from home by booking...


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French Affairs

When Astrid, a professional therapist who is struggling to find meaningful friendships, starts having an affair with her patient Céline’s husband, it puts a strain on an already difficult relationship with her son, David. Meanwhile, Céline, a retired prostitute content with living a domesticated life, befriends David when he tries run away from home by booking...


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